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Results: Election for 2020-2021 Board

This year, JETAA officer elections for Texas and Oklahoma ran from Feb 11-Feb 18, 2020, with the results certified by the Press Officer and announced at the board meeting on Feb 18. The following Alumni will lead JETAA Texoma in the 2020-2021 fiscal year! President: Andy McCarthyVice-President: Mark SchneiderTreasurer: Jennifer TuckerSecretary: Emily GurvisWebmaster: Rochelle BreenPress Officer: … Continue reading Results: Election for 2020-2021 Board

[POSTPONED] Yee-Hawnami 2020: Texas Bluebonnets in Houston

We've been looking forward to a Houston bluebonnet hanami with folks from another JETAA chapter scheduled for Mar 27-29. We even had 7 awesome Alumni sign up to host our out-of-state guests! However, in light of recent events and out of concern for public health and the health of our fellow JET alumni and their … Continue reading [POSTPONED] Yee-Hawnami 2020: Texas Bluebonnets in Houston

02/02/2020: Platform Submission Opens for 2020-2021 Officer Elections

Update: While we have received platforms for most positions, we still have a “need” to fill the following positions: - Vice President- Press Officer- San Antonio Regional Rep - DFW Regional Rep We will extend platform submissions until Monday, February 3rd to try and fill these positions. If you’re thinking about submitting for these positions … Continue reading 02/02/2020: Platform Submission Opens for 2020-2021 Officer Elections

2019 Returnee and Early Departing JET Reception

Alumni and other guests gathered to celebrate the 2018 returning & 2019 departing JETs on March 24, 2019. The event took place at the residence of Consul-General Hideo Fukushima in Houston, who spoke with praise for the JET Program and revitalization efforts in US-Japan relations. Recent returnees Jonathan Bruhn (ALT in Ibaraki) and Sheridan McKisick … Continue reading 2019 Returnee and Early Departing JET Reception

JETAA Texoma Establishes a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

The events of Hurricane Harvey have left many dealing with extensive damage and even total destruction of their home and property. The Japan Exhange in Teaching Alumni Association of Texas and Oklahoma and its membership were not spared from this tragedy.  We are setting up a gofundme fundraiser to aid those in our community who … Continue reading JETAA Texoma Establishes a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund